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March 13, 2014
In today’s Academic Minute, Charles Marshall of the University of California at Berkeley explores the mitigating factors that can contribute to the eventual dying out of a particular species of animal.
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January 12, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Linda Schadler describes her role in a project that uses the big screen to explain the nano world. Schadler is a professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering; find out more about her here.
January 11, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Pepperdine University's Robert Kaufman explores the need for continued research into missile defense. Kaufman, a political scientist specializing in American foreign policy, national security and international relations, is an adjunct scholar at the Heritage Foundation. Find out more about him here. (To open the audio file directly on your computer, click here.)
January 10, 2011
The January 2011 edition of The Pulse features an interview with Matthew Wasowski, senior manager of customer programs at Blackboard Collaborate. He discusses Wimba Classroom, Pronto and Wimba Voice, and how these products and Elluminate will be combined in the upcoming Blackboard Collaborate, due this summer.
January 10, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Elena Traister of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts examines the state of America’s polluted rivers and streams and the methods being used to restore them. Traister is the coordinator of the Environmental Studies program at MCLA; find out more about her here. (To download the audio file directly, click here.)
January 7, 2011
Jan. 7: In today’s Academic Minute, John Huppertz of New York's Union Graduate College explains how recommendations can influence our choice when deciding between multiple hospitals. Dr. Huppertz is associate professor of management and chair of the MBA Healthcare Management Program at Union. (To download as a podcast, please click here.)